Flashcards in FRACTURE TERMINOLOGY CH. 3 Deck (22):
broken bone in which the site of muscle, tendon, or ligament insertion is detached by a forceful pull.
bulging deposit around the area of a bone fracture that may eventually become bone.
broken bone in which there is no open wound in the skin
broken bone that is splintered or crushed into multiple pieces
broken bone produced when the bones are pressed together (example: jumping from a height onto your leg)
cracking sensation that is felt and heard when broken bones move together
bone fracture parts are out of line
bone that is broken only on one side and the other side is bent (like when a stick on a live tree is snapped)
act of holding, suturing, or fastening a bone in a fixed position, usually with a bandage or cast.
attempted realignment of the bone involved in a fracture or dislocation
broken bone that has an angular break diagonal to the long axis.
broken bone in which there is an open wound in the skin
broken bone in an area of bone weakened by disease
when the two bony ends of the fracture fail to heal together
total failure of fracture healing
abnormal bending in of a bone
abnormal bending out of a bone (example: bowlegged)
bone that is broken at the epiphyseal line or growth plate; these fractures are further categorized as SALTER-HARRIS I-V FRACTURES
broken bone in which the bone is twisted apart or spiraled apart.
broken bone caused by repetitive, local stress on a bone